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Depot: Newport Pill

Depot Details
Depot Name Newport Pill
Depot Codes
Date Opened 1898
Date Closed 17/06/1963
Pre Grouping Company ANDR
Big 4 Company GWR
British Railways Region WR
1947 Directions The shed is in Newport Dockland.
Bear left across the yard on leaving Newport Station, and turn right into High Street. Continue into Commercial Street, and Commercial Road. Bear right into Alexandra Road, and turn right into West House Parade. The entrance to the docks is at the end of this road. The shed is on the right hand side of the dock road just past the entrance.
Walking time 30 minutes.
Note. This entrance is sometimes closed at which times the main dock entrance should be used.
A bus service labelled Docks operates between the Town and the docks.
Route from Ebbw.
Turn right along Cardiff road outside the shed entrance, and after about ½ mile turn right into Mendalgief Road. The dock entrance is at the end of this road by the junction with West House Parade.
Walking time 25 minutes.
Popup Maps (New Window) 25 Inch (1892-1914)
OS (1:25,000) (1937-1961)
OS 7th Series 1 inch (1:63,360)
1875Change of code to 106
1875Change of code to PILL
1898Depot opened
01/01/1898Change of code to PILL
01/02/1950Change of code to 86B
17/06/1963Depot closed